speak the same language


speak the same language
speak/talk the same language if two people speak the same language, they have similar beliefs and opinions, and express themselves in similar ways.

There's no use setting up a meeting between the environmentalists and the construction company - they just don't speak the same language.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • speak the same language — 1. To have the same tastes, understanding, background or way of thinking 2. To come within one s range of understanding • • • Main Entry: ↑language speak the same language see under ↑language • • • Main Entry: ↑speak * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak the same language — {v. phr.} To have similar feelings, thoughts, and tastes; have a mutual understanding with another person. * /We both love listening to Mozart. Obviously, we speak the same language./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • speak the same language — {v. phr.} To have similar feelings, thoughts, and tastes; have a mutual understanding with another person. * /We both love listening to Mozart. Obviously, we speak the same language./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • speak the same language — speak/talk the same language ► to understand someone because you have the same way of thinking about things, or of doing things: »Our businesses complement each other, and we speak the same language. Main Entry: ↑language …   Financial and business terms

  • speak the same language — ► speak the same language understand one another as a result of shared opinions or values. Main Entry: ↑language …   English terms dictionary

  • speak the same language — to share similar beliefs and opinions. Environmentalists and developers don t speak the same language. When we got down to planning where to go on our trip, I was glad we spoke the same language …   New idioms dictionary

  • speak\ the\ same\ language — v. phr. To have similar feelings, thoughts, and tastes; have a mutual understanding with another person. We both love listening to Mozart. Obviously, we speak the same language …   Словарь американских идиом

  • speak the same language — understand one another as a result of shared opinions or values. → language …   English new terms dictionary

  • speak/talk the same language — ► to understand someone because you have the same way of thinking about things, or of doing things: »Our businesses complement each other, and we speak the same language. Main Entry: ↑language …   Financial and business terms

  • speak/talk the same language — to understand each other well because of shared ideas and feelings She and I will never get along. We just don t speak the same language. • • • Main Entry: ↑language …   Useful english dictionary